Shimmy your way into the weekend at Dancing on the Cooper

Dancing on the Cooper is a live music series featuring different acts performing on the Mount Pleasant Pier.

silhouettes of individuals dancing with the Ravenel Bridge in the background.

Attendees will be surrounded by beautiful views.

Photo provided by the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission

Ready to bust a move? You can on Friday, May 17, at Dancing on the Cooper on the Mount Pleasant Pier (71 Harry M. Hallman Jr. Blvd.). The Shem Creek Boogie Band will perform live music featuring classic oldies + beach music from 7 until 10 p.m. Pro tip: Don’t forget to bring your chairs.

Attendees can purchase food and snacks at the River Watch Café, which is located at the pier’s entrance. Check out the menu. Pro tip: Outside food, alcohol, and coolers are not allowed.

Tickets to this live music series are $10 in advance and, if not sold out, $15 on-site on the day of the event (credit card purchase only).

The rest of the lineup:

  • Friday, June 7 | Tommy & The Chucktown Players
  • Friday, July 19 | Island Party Band
  • Friday, Sept. 13 | The Cooper River Band
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